Archive for the ‘Training’ Category

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.. I’m sure you’ve heard the saying that “a chain is only as strong as the weakest link”, well this saying is very true as far as the human body goes. Most recreational gym patrons and amateur sportsman and sportswomen tend to spend allot of time conditioning the upper and lower body but […]

MMA training in Oklahoma City . . . Last month, Lovato’s School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA finished the expansion, adding three more matted areas to the building. From this gain in mat space, the school had to adopt a new schedule, to make use of the mats at all times. The schedule offers […]

Footwork for mixed martial arts and stand up The fighter with better footwork and movement skills has a definitve advantage in any fight, however, it is an aspect of fight training that is more often than not neglected taken for granted. Fighters who have taken the time to perfect their movement skills whether in boxing, […]

OKC MMA Bellator fighter Jared Hess joins Team Lovato… Once again OKC mma training at Lovato’s School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts just got even better with the addition of top middleweight prospect, Jared Hess, into the Lovato MMA Team. OKC mma star, Jared Hess, has an incredible11-2 MMA record including all wins […]

Rafael Mendes Interview.. The current champion of the ADCC under-66kg division and owner of the world featherweight title in Jiu-Jitsu, Rafael Mendes doesn’t want to hear about anyone usurping his throne. To this end, the Ramon Lemos-produced fighter has been hard at it in training, left his gi in the closet, and been pumping iron […]

Lovato’s BJJ and MMA will be closed Memorial Day weekend… Lovato’s School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA will be closed Saturday, Sunday, and Monday for Memorial Day and Memorial Day weekend. Use this time off to reflect on what you need to work on when you come back to your bjj and mma training […]

Wrestling Excercise It’s the end of regulation time and you have ended the match in a tie. You’ve left everything you had on the mat in the 3rd period and now only have 30 seconds to get ready for overtime. Your body is tired and your muscles are shaking from fatigue but you need to […]

Mauricio Veio is back at Lovato’s Martial Arts Academy to teach Muay Thai… One of the top most elite muay thai kickboxing fighters and coaches in the martial arts World will be back at Lovato’s School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA this month. Lovato’s would like to welcome Mauricio Veio to thier Oklahoma City headquaters. Mauricio is a balck […]

Keeping a Martial Arts Journal So, unlike in school, these are notes you are wanting to take.  These notes are for the betterment of your martial arts career and you are going to rely only on your sense of memory?  When attending any martial arts class: brazilian jiu jitsu, submission grappling, mixed martial arts, boxing […]

Mindset while Training… The mindset a person has can greatly determine the impact a tap or a rolling session might have on a person. For many getting tapped out while rolling is a major disappointment and represents weakness in your jiu jitsu. While one might think “I suck” or “f&@k this” or any variety of […]